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First-Page Critique: Riches to Rags

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Meant to be a sneak peek into a Carina editor’s brain, and critiqued by a different editor each month, we’re going to post these first-page critiques monthly as long as authors are willing to let us use their work and people remain interested. The idea here is to give you a quick insight into how […]

First-Page Critique: Downton Abbey Meets Deadwood

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Welcome to our first ever first-page critique. Meant to be a sneak peek into a Carina editor’s brain, and critiqued by a different editor each month, we’re going to post these monthly as long as authors are willing to let us use their work and people remain interested. The idea here is to give you […]

What the Carina Press Editors Want–Updated Winter 2017 Edition

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We continue to acquire projects in all subgenres and heat levels of romance, as well as mystery. However, for publication in 2017 and 2018, Carina Press is particularly interested in: Paranormals (and urban fantasy): We continue to be passionate about acquiring paranormal romance. While we’ll consider manuscripts across the genre, here are some things that […]

From the Editor’s Desk: Writing for the Market

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Here at Carina, we’re always looking for new authors to sign, publish and build. But we recognize that putting your manuscript out on submission can be an intimidating process. How do you make your manuscript stand out, from the query letter to the last page? We’re here to demystify the submissions process by giving you […]

What the Carina Press Editors Want–Updated Spring 2016 Edition

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We previously published this post in March but since we added four new acquiring editors to our team in May, we decided to publish an updated version with their submission requests! These editors are reading submissions and ready to acquire and get books on the schedule! We continue to acquire projects in all subgenres and […]

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